Map showing sources and lines of Water Supply proposed for the City of San Francisco 1877
Sustaining a growing city – detailed proposal map for supplying water to San Francisco.
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This is a detailed map of water supply sources for the city of San Francisco. It extends east to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe. Decades before Hetch Hetchy, we see the wide array of reservoirs needed to sustain a city which had exploded in population first after the Gold Rush of 1849 and again after the Nevada silver strikes of the 1870s.